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Financial Stability

Get the help you need today, for a better tomorrow.

When you’re struggling to make ends meet it’s difficult to focus on the future. We can provide a link to financial assistance as well as the education to help develop a plan for moving forward, not just through, a crisis situation.

SNAP (Formerly Food Stamps)
We can help you connect with this healthy-food resource.

TRANSITIONAL HOUSING
Find shelter in Berkshire County emergency housing & support programs.

LOCAL EMPLOYMENT SEARCH & TRAINING 
Discover working-adult internship and employer skill-building opportunities.

EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT FUNDS
Meet with a volunteer who can help uncover additional refund money.

COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM – SOAR MA
Boost your child’s potential for success with this unique savings tool.
Download English fact sheet. Download Spanish fact sheet.

BABYSTEPS SAVINGS PLAN
Every child born or adopted in MA are eligible to receive $50 to put toward a college savings plan. Learn more at https://www.babystepssavingsplan.org/.
Download informational flyer. Download FAQs.

Connect with Local Programs

Contact Karen Vogel, Director of Community Impact, at 413-442-6948 x20 or kvogel@berkshireunitedway.org for more information.

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